Amazing Hobo-Nickels With Pop Culture References

“Hobo nickel” is the art of carving bas-relief imagery into coins, a traditional art form that we can see now used to depict some of our favorite characters.

Godfather Nickel

The man behind these creations is called Paolo Curcio, and now plastic castings of his works are available online if you want them for carrying or displaying yourself. We hope you enjoy this set!



And now, for our favorite piece, the geeky one! Featuring everyone’s homeboy, Mr, Spock, the guy that made us fall in love with the original Star Trek.

spock nickel

Source: Laughing Squid

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